If the coronavirus crisis is not resolved by September, voters might have to choose between their health and their civic duty. Hong Kong should plan ahead, introduce vote-by-mail or build an e-voting system around the smart HKID card.
If anything, the protest movement has succeeded in putting political reform back on the table. To seize this opportunity and avoid another fiasco like in 2015, those who want electoral reform must start preparing workable strategies now.
China’s influence on Chinese-Australians and Australian politics comes under scrutiny in new book by Clive Hamilton, whose argument is weakened by claims that major Hong Kong companies are beholden to Beijing and his belief that Chinese-Australians shouldn’t engage in politics in their own country
We should be watchful of real threats to our system, rather than focus on Benedict Rogers’ case, where even if Beijing was involved in denying his entry, it has the right to do so under the Basic Law.
Joshua Wong, Baggio Leung and other movers and shakers among the Hongkongers born since 1997 talk to Financial Times reporter, but his book doesn’t fully represent the views of a generation
As Alec Ash’s subjects grow and adapt over a decade, they reveal something of how China is changing, but this isn’t a study of Chinese youth in general
The Revolution Will Not Be Televised, by Noriko Manabe, provides plenty of interesting information and insight into Japanese culture and protest songs in general
This September, thousands of University of Macau students will cross a border to attend class, though they may not realise it. There will be no immigration checks in the tunnel between the new campus on Zhuhai's Hengqin island and Macau proper.